Premises licences for regulated entertainment, sale of alcohol and late night refreshment, and operator licences for gambling are required for many business entities and are enforced by a range of authorities including the local council, the police, governing bodies and trading standards. If your business works within this industry, it is essential that you get the right advice and always remain informed.

Our licensing law services

Keystone’s full-service licensing team is able to assist you with all your licensing challenges. With legislation constantly being reviewed and changed, it is essential that you get the most up-to-date advice to ensure that there is no delay in obtaining the correct licences and permissions.

Who do we advise?

Our team of licensing lawyers predominantly act for entertainment businesses, including night clubs, bars, casinos, restaurants, esports operators, gambling websites and sports clubs.

Why choose our licensing team?

Our licensing team have years of experience in dealing with both simple and complex requirements and can assist you throughout the process. The Keystone licensing team have the added benefit of being supported by experts in other areas of law such as property, planning, regulatory law and contracts. We also have a dedicated fraud and business crime team should you face investigation as part of your review or business.

Leading legal directories, The Legal 500 and Chambers UK Guide says that our tier one licensing team provides an “excellent service that goes above and beyond” and the team is “very responsive, with excellent communication, and very commercially minded.” Our gaming and betting solicitors are described as “prompt in responding to queries”, with the team always being “eager to investigate the smallest of details, demonstrating considerable intellectual curiosity and professional rigour.”

For further information or to discuss a licensing matter, please telephone 020 3319 3700 or click here to email us.

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